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Dec 8, 2018
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Posted by: RhodriC

Publican Geoffrey Davies was disgusted when the UK adopted decimal currency in 1971. For years, he continued to quote prices in his beloved pounds, shillings and pence to customers at the Douglas Arms Hotel in ...

Dec 1, 2018
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Posted by: RhodriC

Laura Ashley stores are popular in cities around the world, but the first of them all was in a small building - dating from c.1700 - in Machynlleth, Powys. Laura, a self-taught fabric designer from Dowlais, initially sold her ...

Nov 24, 2018
Category: General
Posted by: RhodriC

Daniel Owen, the first significant Welsh-language novelist, didn't have to look far when he needed inspiration for new characters. He kept a tailor's shop in Mold, and the steady stream of customers gave him plenty of ...